Florence Bird-bw for Death NoticeBIRD, Florence (Flossie) – on March 23, 2014, at the age of 93, passed away with her family by her side in the Palliative Care unit at Hastings Manor.  Predeceased by her loving husband, Clarence, on March 23, 2000 and her brother Reginald Terry.  Will be sadly missed by her sister Mary Baxter.  Devoted and beloved mother to Fred (Dorothy), Kathy Thornley (Ted Stephens), Garnet (Myra) and Margaret (Larry) Carr-Braint. Cherished grandmother of Matthew, Brian, Jeffrey, Annette, Kristen, Cathryn, Megan, Chase and Laurel and sixteen great-grandchildren.  She will be lovingly remembered by her many nieces and nephews.  Flossie was a member of St. Mark’s United Church.  She unconditionally shared her love and affection with her family and was our angel among us.  She embodied the words nurturing, empathetic, compassionate, honourable, dedicated, supportive and most of all loving.  The family wishes to thank the staff of the 5th Floor and the Palliative Care Unit of the Hastings Manor for their outstanding care of our precious Mother.  Her every need was met with compassion and caring. 

A Memorial Service will be held at STEELE FUNERAL HOME, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. with visitation from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  A private Inurnment will take place prior to the service at Foxboro Cemetery. 

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Hastings Manor Auxiliary or The Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. 

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.steelefuneralhome.ca.

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